Belgium

Les exigences PEB sont renforcées en vue d'atteindre, en 2021, le standard Quasi Zero Energie (nZEB). Le nouvelles exigences PEB à partir de janvier 2017  
Post date: 24 Feb 2017
Type: News

The final programme for the AIVC workshop: “Is ventilation the answer to indoor air quality control in buildings? Do we need performance-based approaches?" to be held in Brussels, Belgium on 14-15 March, 2017 is now available.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: News

The REHVA Journal February 2017 issue on CEN and ISO EPB Standards accepted and ready for publication, New ISO Stanadards on filters, PUE Indicator for datacentres efficiency, Winter Package is now available online on http://www.rehva.eu/    EDITORIAL
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Reducing Energy Poverty by Energy Efficiency Projects in Residential Buildings: The Case for Eastern Europe   A conference on residential energy efficiency in Eastern Europe organized by Habitat for Humanity International and USAID will be held on 24-25 April in Brussels. The second day of the conference will take place in the European Parliament hosted by Tamas Meszerics, MEP.  
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
Type: Event

A highly energy efficient building is the starting point for a decarbonised building stock, which will be an essential cornerstone for a decarbonised energy system.  It is fundamental to the emergence of smart districts and cities, and a pre-requisite for smart development in the EU.   This position paper gives a clear, brief explanation of the relevance and role of smart buildings in the EU. For more information, please go to the EuroAce website:www.euroace.org  
Post date: 14 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Final Meeting of Step2Sport: Project presentation, NZEB policies and impact of the building sector   The STEP-2-SPORT project will hold its final meeting on 21 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union. The event aims to highlight the project’s outcomes and present all the latest policies and trends on Nearly Zero Energy Buildings.
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Event

38,5% of energy savings in CUBE 2020? It's possible.   The building Quai Vendeuvre won the grand prize of the energy savings contest CUBE 2020 in 2016. While the 3rd edition of the contest just started, let’s ask the IFPEB’s director Cedric Borel about the score of the second edition’s winner, who made 38,5% of energy savings within a year!  You said 38,5%, really? How is that possible?   Marguerite Dornier: You said 38,5%, right? It’s huge, isn’t it?  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: News

This is the final report of the project “European Energy Service Initiative towards the EU 2020 energy saving targets” (EESI 2020), which was implemented between 2013 and 2016 by a consortium of European energy agencies and energy experts with support of the European Commission’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme. The project has been addressing ways to improve the impact of Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) in 9 European regions.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Although many cities and regions have engaged in an energy transition, fincancing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge.  Project investment costs are high and it seems difficult to cover them using the municipal budget and traditional financing methods only.
Post date: 6 Feb 2017
Type: Event

A decarbonisation of Europe’s energy system without a decarbonisation of the heating sector is impossible. Yet, efforts currently under way are too slow. Transforming the heating industry -from research and development to manufacturing, installation and maintenance- requires a gigantic effort by all stakeholders. Due to the distorted prices for energy, current market conditions are not suitable to trigger the necessary change.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2017
Type: News